Cheery news round up

By | 12 April, 2013
The Grim Reaper chats to a diabetic, yesterday

The Grim Reaper chats to a diabetic, yesterday

Browsing the BBC website on my tablet from the comfort of my basket this morning, I came across the following dollups of cheery diabetes news:

Stafford Hospital death probed by HSE

A criminal investigation into the death of a diabetic woman at Stafford Hospital in 2007 has been launched, the Health and Safety Executive has said. Gillian Astbury, 66, from Hednesford, died after going into a diabetic coma at the scandal-hit hospital.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-22112198

Warning over faulty diabetes meters

People with diabetes are being urged to check their blood glucose meters after a potentially dangerous fault was identified in two models. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said around 22,000 people use the One Touch Verio Pro and One Touch Verio IQ meters.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22112565

Just thought I’d let you – I’m nothing if not a cheery, happy rainbow!

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